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Wolfpack open the football season tonight at Elkhorn Valley

ELGIN — Having again tasted victory last year, the Elgin Public-Pope John football team is in search for more as the start of the 2019...

EPPJ football game on News Channel Nebraska tonight

News Channel Nebraska announced last week that the Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack football team will be on television this year. The Wolfpack’s first game of...

Wolfpack girls begin season tonight against LHNE

ELGIN — One step short of qualifying for the Girls State Volleyball Tournament one year ago, Elgin Public-Pope John has their eyes on the...

Wemhoff leads Light team to OT victory at NE Nebraska All-Star Game

By Dennis Morgan Publisher NORFOLK — Sudden death. Not exactly, but for Allyson Wemhoff and her Light team teammates, overtime proved to be the best time...

Reestman ties for 19th at Class D State Golf

NORTH PLATTE — The goal of any high school golfer in Nebraska is to finish the season playing their best at a state golf...

All-stars Schumacher, Wemhoff to play Friday night

All-stars will be taking the floor Friday night in boys and girls basketball action. Two members of the Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack basketball teams will...

Wemhoff to play in 36th annual Northeast Nebraska Girls All-Star Basketball Game

Elgin Public-Pope John will be represented at the 36th Annual Northeast Nebraska Girls All-Star Basketball Game on June 14. Allyson Wemhoff, leading scorer on the...

Spring Academic All-State Selections Announced

The Nebraska School Activities Association, in cooperation with the Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association, have announced the Spring Academic All-State Awards. Each year students are nominated...

Reestman to play in 7th annual Northeast Nebraska All-Star Football Classic

NORFOLK — EPPJ football standout Hunter Reestman has been selected to play in the 7th Annual Northeast Nebraska All-Star Football Classic. The game will be...

Winter Academic All-State Announced

Each year the Nebraska School Activities Association and the Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association recognize students who have been nominated by their schools, based on their individual...

Wemhoff chosen for Striv All-Star Game

Striv is proud to bring you the 5th Annual Striv All-Star Classic presented by Cornerstone Bank. This year’s event will once again be held...

Wolfpack wrap up track season

BASSETT — One inch. That’s all that separated Wolfpack freshman Lexi Bode from a trip to the Nebraska State Track & Field Championships. Competing Friday at...

Hunter Qualifies for State Golf

Wolfpack senior golfer Hunter Reestman will once again take part in the Class D State Golf Tournament. Competing Monday at the D-2 District Golf Tournament...

Reestman selected to play in Northeast Nebraska All-Star Football Classic

NORFOLK — EPPJ football standout Hunter Reestman has been selected to play in the 7th Annual Northeast Nebraska All-Star Football Classic. The game will be...

Reestman bests the field at Ewing Quad

EWING — Summerland Golf Course was the setting for the Wolfpack’s first competition of the 2019/2020 season Tuesday afternoon, April 2. Fans of the Wolfpack...

Bode sets new EPPJ high jump mark at AC Invite

NELIGH — A freshman, Lexi Bode has already put her name in the Wolfpack record books. She and her Wolfpack teammates opened the 2019 track...

Schumacher, Wemhoff to play in NVC-NCN all-star games

Two members of the Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack basketball teams have been selected to play in the NVC-North Central Nebraska All Star Games in...

Wolfpack girls basketball awards handed out

The Wolfpack girls basketball end-of-the-season awards were handed out Sunday night. Head Coach Randy Eisenhauer and assistant coach Trent Ostransky handed out awards. Before the awards...

Schumacher, Ramold earn NVC Honorable Mention

Niobrara Valley Conference All Conference boys basketball selections were announced Monday morning. Selections were made, based on performances during the 2018-19 season, by conference coaches. Elgin...

Wemhoff named All-NVC first team

Wolfpack senior Ally Wemhoff was one of 11 players named to the NVC All Conference first team. Conference coaches recently selected players for first and...